Recipe for Crispy Vegetable Potli Samosas

This is a Recipe for making at home crispy and delicious Vegetable Potli Samosa. These Samosas, which are shaped like a Potli, which is a small packet or bundle can be served as a stand-alone snack or as a starters dish for kitty or cocktail parties.

The Marathi language version of the same Samosa recipe can be seen here – Potli Samosas

Preparation Time: 60 Minutes
Serves: 12-15

For the covering
2 Cups Refined Flour (Maida)
2 Tablespoon Ghee (hot)
1 Teaspoon Ajwain Seeds (Carom Seeds)
Salt as per taste

For the stuffing
3 Big size Potatoes
1 Medium size Carrot
½ Cup Green Peace
1” Ginger piece
5-6 Green Chilies
1 Table spoon Lemon Juice
Salt as per taste
1 Teaspoon Coriander Seeds Powder
1 Tablespoon Ghee
1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds

Oil for frying the Samosa

For the Covering: Mix the Maida, hot Ghee, Salt, Ajwain and some water. Then, prepare a thick dough and keep it aside for about 30 minutes. Prepare 12-15 equal sized balls from the dough.

For the stuffing: Wash and chop the Carrot. Boil the Potatoes and peal them and mash them. Slightly boil the Green Peas and the Carrot and drain the Water. Chop the Green Chili and Ginger.

Mix the Mashed Potatoes, Carrot, Green Peas, Green Chilies, Ginger, Salt, Lemon Juice, Coriander Seeds Powder. Then heat the Ghee and add the Cumin Seeds and then mix it with the Potato Mixture.

For the Potli Samosa: Take a Dough ball and roll it like a Puri and then cut it 1/2” from the edges and insert a tablespoon of the Potato Mixture into it and then close the Puri to make a shape of a Potli.

Heat the Oil in a Kadai and deep fry the Samosas until the color changes into light brown.

Serve hot with Mint Chutney or Tomato Sauce.

By Sujata Nerurkar

I am an Expert Indian Chef, Food Columnist and Adviser. I write on food and recipes on my site and conduct cooking, candle making, chocolate making, dry cleaning, decoration and other art classes. The recipes and food themes given by me are unique and original and appear regularly in numerous reputed periodicals, newspapers and magazines.

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